Kodiak Daily Mirror: Births

Births

Tuesday 05/07/2019
Birth: May 7, 2019
Updated: May 07, 2019 - 11:20 am

It’s a daughter for Chet and Tina Thomas. They welcomed London Marion Thomas at 1:03 a.m. on April 26, 2019. She weighed six pounds, two ounces and was 19 inches long. Her parents are originally from Colorado and New York and now live on Afognak Island. London’s grandparents are Donnie and Amy Thomas from Colorado. And Chris and Jean Scharf from New York. 

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Tuesday 04/16/2019
Marina Joy Mendez
Posted: April 16, 2019

Jessica Mendez welcomed baby girl, Marina Joy Mendez, on April 9, 2019, at 4:14 p.m.  She weighed seven pounds, 14 ounces and was 20.5 inches long. Jessica is originally from Kodiak. Marina’s grandparents are Luis and Wendy Mendez from El Salvador.

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Tuesday 04/02/2019
Births: April 2, 2019
Updated: April 02, 2019 - 9:58 am

— Pio and Sarah Timu welcomed daughter Katerina Salome Timu on March 21, 2019, at 9:48 p.m. She weighed seven pounds, five ounces and was 20 inches long. Her parents are originally from America Samoa and Kodiak and now live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother works at Petro Marine and her father works at Matson Navigational. Also welcoming Katerina into the family are siblings John and Iulia. Grandparents are the late Rev. Aukusitino and Salome Timu from America Samoa. And John and Joann Saunders from Kodiak. 

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Tuesday 03/19/2019
Births: March 19, 2019
Updated: March 19, 2019 - 10:02 am

— Baby Boy Ryland Aaron Rhinehart was born at 8:42 on March 7, 2019 to Donald and Desiree Rinehart. He weighed eight pounds, one ounce and was 19 inches long. His parents are originally from New York and Kodiak and now live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother works for Ravn Alaska and his father works for Friend Contractors. Also welcoming Ryland into the family is big brother William. His grandparents are Eric Schmidt from Kodiak. And Jim and Sue Rinehart from New York. 

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Tuesday 03/05/2019
Births: March 5, 2019
Updated: March 05, 2019 - 9:35 am

Jayce Oscar Riley Malutin arrived at 3:54 a.m. on February 24, 2019 to Nick Malutin Sr. and Nadia Charliaga. He weighed seven pounds, six ounces and was 19 inches long. His parents are originally from Larsen Bay and Karluk and now live in Kodiak. Also welcoming Jayce into the family are siblings William and Nick. Grandparents are Gladys Charliaga from Karluk. And Marie Sqartsoff from Larsen Bay.

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Tuesday 02/12/2019
Births: February 12, 2019
Updated: February 12, 2019 - 9:43 am

Bouncing Baby Boy, Declan MacKenzie, arrived on February 2, 2019, at 12:20 a.m. to Trent and Alyssa MacKenzie. He weighed eight pounds, one ounce and was 20 inches long. His parents are originally from Georgia and Oregon and now live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother works as an Administrative Assistant at the CDC on base and his father works as a CO at KPD and Army National Guard. Delcan’s grandparents are Steve and Carey Aker from State College, Pennsylvania. And Terry and Angela MacKenzie from Kodiak.

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Tuesday 01/29/2019
Births: January 29, 2019
Updated: January 29, 2019 - 10:04 am

First Kodiak baby of 2019, Allie Belle Grizzard, was born January 20, 2019, at 5:40 a.m. to Russell and Sara Grizzard. Their baby girl weighed four pounds, 15 ounces and was 18.5 inches long. Her parents are originally from Fort Worth, Texas, and Tarzana, California, and now live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother works for the Kodiak Middle School and is the owner of Crumb Delight. The baby’s father works for the U.S. Coast Guard. Allie’s grandparents are Michael and Barbara Wallis of North Richland Hills, Texas. And Russell and Dede Grizzard from Grandury, Texas. 

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Tuesday 01/08/2019
Births: January 8, 2019
Updated: January 08, 2019 - 9:08 am

It’s a boy for Innocent and Susannah Damiano! 

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Thursday 12/27/2018
BIRTHS: Dec. 27
Posted: December 27, 2018

Sean Michael O’Handly arrived at 12:10 a.m. on Dec. 20, 2018, to Eugene and Cheyenne O’Handly. He weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 19.5 inches long. His parents are originally from California and New York, and now live in Kodiak. Both parent’s work for the Kodiak Baptist Mission. Also welcoming Sean into the family is big sister Evelyn. 

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Wednesday 12/05/2018
Births: December 4, 2018
Updated: December 05, 2018 - 9:27 am

— Izabella Jade Potvin, a girl, was born at 11:51 a.m. on Nov. 28, 2018, to Ben and Kaitlyn Potvin. She weighs six pounds, four ounces and is 18 inches long. Welcome!

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Tuesday 11/27/2018
Births: November, 27, 2018
Updated: November 27, 2018 - 9:25 am

It’s a boy for Richard and Malia Birge! Henry Ray Birge was born at 6:05 p.m. on November 11, 2018, weighing six pounds, one ounce and was 19.5 inches long. 

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Wednesday 11/14/2018
Iver Daniel Olsen
Posted: November 14, 2018

Iver Daniel Olsen was born at 6:31 a.m. on November 2, 2018, to Jeremiah and Kathryn Olsen. He weighed eight pounds, one ounce and was 20 inches long. His parents are originally from Kodiak and Idaho and now live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother formerly worked at the Kodiak Community Health Center. Baby’s father is self employed as Jere’s Tree Service. Iver’s grandparents are Peter and Jessica Olsen, and Dave and Debra Kubiak, from Kodiak; Daniel Meier and Julie Meier, from Idaho; and Scotty Yost, from Kodiak.

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Monday 10/29/2018
Births: Maisie Mae Stumpf
Updated: October 29, 2018 - 10:39 pm

Lucas and Davida Stumpf welcomed a baby girl, Maisie Mae Stumpf, at 8:09 p.m. on October 22, 2018. She weighed six pounds, three ounces and was 18.5 inches long. Her parents are from the interior of Alaska and now live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother works at Providence Medical Center and her father works at the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Maisie’s grandparents are Robert and Charlotte Eggebroten, from Glennallen. David and Bette Hager are from Healy.

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Tuesday 10/02/2018
Births: Oct. 2, 2018
Posted: October 02, 2018

It’s a girl! Lillian Raye Stark arrived to Travis and Missy Stark at 4:21 a.m. on September 21, 2018. She weighed eight pounds, 12 ounces and was 19 inches long. Her parents are originally from Wyoming and Kentucky and now live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother works at the Kodiak District Attorney’s office. Her father is a commercial fisherman. Also welcoming Lillian into the family are her big brothers Hayden, Andrew and Aaron. Her grandparents are Carl and Jonnie Stark from Sheridan, Wyoming. And Andy and Wanda Woofter from Louisville, Kentucky.

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Tuesday 09/18/2018
Birth: Leeya Davis
Posted: September 18, 2018

Leeya Davis was born at 1:20 p.m. on September 8, 2018 to Will and Carrie Davis. She weighed seven pounds, seven ounces and was 19 inches long. Her parents are originally from Wisconsin and Georgia and now live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother works at the Kodiak High School and her father is a commercial fisherman. Also welcoming Leeya into the family are siblings Luke and Nora.

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Tuesday 09/11/2018
Births: Sept. 11, 2018
Posted: September 11, 2018

Jacob and Rachel Pidek welcomed daughter Evelyn Marie Pidek at 2:05 p.m. on August 2, 2018. She weighed seven pounds, two ounces and was 21 inches long. Her parents are originally from Wisconsin and Florida and now live in Kodiak. Baby’s mother works as a math teacher at the Kodiak Christian School and teaches piano from home. Baby’s father works as a C-130 mechanic for the U.S. Coast Guard. Also welcoming Evelyn into the family is fur brother Kodi. Her grandparents are Calvin and Julie Arnould from Osseo, Wisconsin. And John and Susan Pidek from Weeki Wachee, Florida. 

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Tuesday 08/28/2018
Births: Aug. 28, 2018
Posted: August 28, 2018

Sky Aarin Rozelle was born at 2:12 p.m. on August 20, 2018 to Ricky Rozelle and LeAnn Silva. She weighed seven pounds, seven ounces and was 20 inches long. Her parents are originally from Kodiak and her dad’s a fisherman. Also welcoming Sky into the family is big sister Serenity who is three years old! Her grandparents are Gabby Alvarez from Mexico and Lydia Rozelle from Kodiak.

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Tuesday 08/21/2018
Birth: Luke John Bodi
Posted: August 21, 2018

Luke John Bodi was born at 3:41 a.m. on August 12, 2018 to Isaac Bodi and Becky Gomes. He weighed seven pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 inches long. His parents are both originally from Kodiak. Luke’s grandparents are Howard and Kay Bodi from Kodiak. And Art and Irene Olivares also from Kodiak.

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Birth: Noah Patrick Reynolds
Posted: August 21, 2018

Noah Patrick Reynolds was born at 10:46 a.m. on August 13, 2018 and was 20 inches long. His parents are originally from Oregon and Colorado and now live in Kodiak. The baby’s parents both work at the USCG Base Kodiak. Noah’s grandparents are Edward and Maria McCulloch from Florida. And Robert and Corinna Casillas from North Carolina.

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Tuesday 08/14/2018
Birth: Anna Elisabeth Pletnikoff Stichert
Posted: August 14, 2018

Anna Elisabeth Pletnikoff Stichert was born at 3:34 p.m. on August 7, 2018 to Mark Stichert and Elise Pletnikoff. She weighed eight pounds and five ounces. Her parents are originally from Casper, Wyoming and Kodiak. The baby’s mother works at KANA and her father works for Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Anna’s grandparents are Bob and Judy Pletnikoff from Kodiak. And Gary and Nancy Stichert from Casper, Wyoming.

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Tuesday 08/07/2018
Births: Aug. 7, 2018
Posted: August 07, 2018

Staley Keesee-Agey was born at 3:29 a.m. on July 27, 2018 to Paul Agey and Cy Ane Keesee. She weighed six pounds, three ounces and was 18 inches long. Her parents are originally from San Diego, California and Kodiak and now live in Gilbert, Arizona and Kodiak. The baby’s mother works at Henry’s and the baby’s father works as a musician. Staley’s grandparents are Josh Keesee and Isairis Quenzada. And Martin and Pamela Agey.

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Wednesday 07/25/2018
Births: Jaxton Paul Panamarioff
Updated: July 25, 2018 - 12:36 am

Jaxton Paul Panamarioff was born at 8:33 a.m. on July 12, 2018 to Andrea K. Panamarioff. He weighed eight pounds and 5.6 ounces and was 20 ¼ inches long. Mother lives in Ouzinkie, Alaska. The baby’s mother works for the City of Ouzinkie.  Also welcoming Jaxton into the family is big sister Peyton Aurora Panamarioff.  Grandparents are Paul and Love Panamarioff from Ouzinkie, Alaska.

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Tuesday 07/10/2018
Birth: Lian Raisa Fruto Garcia
Posted: July 10, 2018

Lian Raisa Fruto Garcia was born at 3:47 a.m. on June 29, 2018 to Andres Garcia Jr. and Flordeliza Garcia. She weighed six pounds, six ounces and was 18.5 inches long. Her parents are originally from Philippines and now live in Kodiak. Baby’s mother works at Wal-mart Pharmacy and her father works at Ocean Beauty Sea Foods. Other children in the family is Andrei. Grandparents are Romie and Flora Fruto from the Philippines. And Andres Garcia Sr. and Marisa Garcia from Philippines.

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Birth: Finley Rose Dixon
Posted: July 10, 2018

Finley Rose Dixon was born at 1:53 a.m. on July 3, 2018 to Christian and Sarah Dixon. She weighed seven pounds, six ounces and was 20 inches long. Parents are originally from Lake Mary, Florida and now live in Kodiak. The baby’s father works with the U.S. Coast Guard. Also welcoming Finley into the family is big brother Russell. Her grandparents are Jerry and Denise Minchin from Lake Mary, Florida. And Randy and Sharon Dixon from Wampum, Pennsylvania. 

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Thursday 07/05/2018
Birth: Tommie Nixon
Posted: July 05, 2018

Tommie Nixon was born at 2:23 p.m. on June 22, 2018 to Deric Nixon and Alexandria Estep. He weighed eight pounds, 15 ounces and was 20.5 inches long. His parents are from Kodiak, and Oklahoma. The baby’s mother works at NAPA and his father works for Worlwide Movers. Also welcoming Tommie into the family are siblings Bayley, Lilli, Kesten, and Bralyn. His grandparents are Tom and Tammy Estep.

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Tuesday 06/26/2018
Birth: Juniper Sea Rose
Updated: June 26, 2018 - 10:03 am

Juniper Sea Rose was born at 9:28 a.m. on June 17, 2018 to Nathaniel and Astrid Rose. She weighed seven pounds, 14 ounces and was 19.5 inches long. Her parents are from Kodiak. The baby’s father is a high school teacher and both parents own a commercial salmon seine operation. Also welcoming Juniper into the family is big brother Silas. Her grandparents are Gabriela Lievano. And Helen Rose.

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Birth: Ervin Clyde
Updated: June 26, 2018 - 10:03 am

Ervin Clyde was born at 9:39 a.m. on June 10, 2018 to Erwin and Mylehe Soliven. The baby weighed six pounds, seven ounces and was 19 inches long. Parents are originally from Philippines and now live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother works at Bayview Assisted Living and baby’s father works at Island Seafoods. Other children in the famil are Erlyneann, Erick, Erin and Eross. Grandparents are Erlinda Polanco from Kodiak. And Marina Garcia from Philippines.

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Birth: Leif Allan Blondin
Updated: June 26, 2018 - 10:03 am

Leif Allan Blondin was born at 9:16 p.m. on June 14, 2018 to Brian Blondin and Erica Thompson. He weighed nine pounds, two ounces and was 20.5 inches long. His mother is originally from Anacortes, Washington and both parents now live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother works as a second grade teacher at Pederson Elementary. And baby’s father works as captain of a commercial fishing boat. Other children in the family are Richie 7, and Emily 2. Grandparents are Randy and Terri Blondin from Kodiak. And Eric Thompson and Kim Tyler from Washington.

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Tuesday 04/17/2018
Kodiak Island Births: April 17
Posted: April 17, 2018

Carson Dason Strain was born at 7:16 p.m. on April 5, 2018, to Jordan and Alicia Strain. He weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20 inches long. His parents are originally from Kodiak. Carson’s mother works in accounting at Afognak Native Corporation, and his father works at Island Air. His grandparents are Ronald and Roberta Blondin from Kodiak, Tom and Tammy Strain, and Cherie Skonberg.

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Tuesday 04/10/2018
Birth: Lira Grace Abena
Updated: April 10, 2018 - 9:00 am

Lira Grace Abena was born at 10:54 a.m. on April 1, 2018, to Kevin and Heather Abena. She weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 21.5 inches long. Her parents are originally from Cathlamet, Washington and now live in Kodiak. The baby’s mother works at Kodiak Community College and the baby’s father work on the fishing vessel Big Blue. Others welcoming Lira into the family are big sister Livia and fur brother Bridger, the black lab. Grandparents are Scott and Pat Kehrli from Puget Island, Washington, Tim Abena of Kodiak and Pam Abena of Cathlamet, Washington.

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